Critters.com forum is a place to share thoughts and feelings and support each other during such difficult times.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
08-15-2010 2:13 PM -- By: Sharon, Pet's name: Oh my goodness YES people can leave any sort of kind message for each other - that is what the guest book is intended for. The social networking that is not allowed is the sharing of personal information. Do not post any email addresses / phone numbers personal information or make contact with people met online via email / phone etc. Email support can be very helpful and a wonderful service it's just not something we provide via Critters.com. If you would like grief support via email please join a site like griefnet.org where there is wonderful group email support with email moderators and information is verified.
Comments that are kind and compassionate have always been and are always wonderful to post. Please follow the old principal -- "If you don't have anything nice to say - say nothing at all." And contact us at support should there be anything anywhere on the site that is inappropriate.
08-15-2010 2:05 PM -- By: , Pet's name: Very vague comment by Sharon "Social Networking"
Need clarification on that.
Are we are allowed say morning to people, good night? Allowed to talk on a subject pertaining to hows your day? Or if they are ill can we say hope feel better. Too vague need clarification please.
08-14-2010 9:27 PM -- By: Sharon, Pet's name: Some people have begun to use Critters.com as a social networking site which it is not. This is a reminder to all...
Please do not give out your email addresses / phone numbers or any personal information on any website including Critters.com.
Critters.com is intended as a place to honor our beloved "babies" and share their stories. The guest books offer a way to post and receive messages of kindness and understanding from our friends and family or others who have endured a similar loss. Please report any comment anywhere on the site that could be interpreted as upsetting to email@example.com. Critters.com will not tolerate rudeness of any sort so please be kind and tender with all comments everyone here is enduring immense sadness. Thank you for your support and compassion...
08-13-2010 5:48 PM -- By: Phil, Critters.com memorial: Inky Memorial I just wanted to thank all of you for your support. Losing my little feline pal has been a rough experience. Knowing that there are other folks out there that feel something similar towards their pets has been very helpful.
08-13-2010 11:37 AM -- By: lisa - pucks mom , Critters.com memorial: Puck Llewis Memorial i cant believe i am coming up to Pucks Angelversary Day....it is hard to beileve that it has been 2 years. 2 years ago today he had a really really ruff night. it all comes rushing back....i realized he was trying to tell me something.......
i know he has so many friends and family at Rainbow Bridge...as do i...for all of you here have helped out so much...more than you will ever know. i have an extended family here that i never even dreamed of.
as i type thru tears i know the circle will be whole again when my little man meets me ... there are so many fur babies i cant wait to hugg and hold along with my little man again...
for now i have all of you and knowing puck llewis has his many many friends gives me comfort and grace to get thru the days......
thank you all so much for being here.....i also thank lucie-llew phelan - i still think ins ome way puck had a paw in having her find her way to me....
thank you lil man...i miss and love you so much....
keep sending your feathers and rainbows
and keep coming to me in my dreams...so many to count..and all are a pleasure to see you again.....
thank you for always keeping lucie llew on her feet and barking and looking at those phantom shadows that only she can see and once in a while i feel a breeze when its completely still.....lucie feels them to...
that makes mom smile to....
08-13-2010 1:35 AM -- By: Maryann, Critters.com memorial: Sir Toby Memorial It is never easy getting over a loved one. Time heals. I understand what all of you are feeling. Maybe in time, you can give your love to another little one that may be in need. It would make your lost loved one very proud. They want you to share your love and not grieve. You gave them the best life.
08-13-2010 1:30 AM -- By: MaryAnn, Critters.com memorial: Sir Toby Memorial My heart goes out to all of you. I understand the emptiness you feel after losing a pet. Especially, if you had the animal for a long time. Their undying loyalty never leaves us even after they are gone. In time, the pain and emptiness will pass but there will always be that hole in your heart even when another animal is adopted. You never forget them. They won't let you. Just remember that they are waiting for us on the other side. All you can do is let them know that they were loved.
Please Sir Toby a message on his memorial. Thank you!
08-13-2010 1:19 AM -- By: MaryAnn, Critters.com memorial: Sir Toby Memorial My heart goes out to all of you. I understand the emptiness you feel after losing a pet. Especially, if you had the animal for a long time. Their undying loyalty never leaves us even after they are gone. In time, the pain and emptiness will pass but there will always be that hole in your heart even when another animal is adopted. You never forget them. They won't let you. Just remember that they are waiting for us on the other side. All you can do is let them know that they were loved.
08-12-2010 6:41 PM -- By: Bailey, Critters.com memorial: Zoe May Memorial I want to thank everyone here that sent me well wishes! It helps to know that I am not alone in how I feel losing my beloved furry family member. Zoe May has been with me through my divorce, my raising of my children, my good times and my bad times - she went through it all with me! I have truly lost my better half and that is what makes this so unbearable! Thank you all for your wonderful blessings to me - Zoe was VERY special to me as your fur babies were to you - THANK YOU ALL!!! Bailey
08-11-2010 1:08 PM -- By: Sherri, Critters.com memorial: MADDIE Memorial Hi! everyone,
I do NOT post much these days on Critters, but the people I did become good friend's with through Critters in the loss of my little Canine daughter,Maddie, will forever be in my heart.
I did want to say that respecting other peoples property, such as a home, a car, an item, OR a memorial IS a very important thing......BUT what IS MORE important is respecting the feelings of A PERSON. Sometimes HURT feelings can NEVER be repaired and the loss of a friend OR a 'potential friend' is a big thing, for HOW many 'friends' will we have in life? Even WITH the VAST internet and ALL kinds of 'social networking'-HOW many can we actually call 'friend'? HOW many GIVE us 'something',(a gift, a chat, etc.) straight from the heart? Maybe we do NOT always agree on WHAT was said in the 'chat' or 'the gift' that was given,or the message on a card ...In THAT particular instance-- privacy(so rare in these internet day's ) is a MUST.
Life is SO short , as our little baby, fur angels have shown us. We have come here in sadness,why be here NOW in 'Madness'(anger), let us stay on this special site that **Sharon & Mark have given us-- for friendship-the REAL & lasting kind.
I hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful summer, albeit a HOT one for most folks!
Thank you for your time,
Sherri, ALWAYS Maddie's mom
08-07-2010 11:46 PM -- By: Caren, Critters.com memorial: Gypsy Rose Memorial Happy Birthday to all the special angels in August. And i Also want to wish all the sweet baby's a happy angel day, I don't get on that much and do not want to leave any of the angels out. Bless you all.
08-04-2010 7:08 PM -- By: Tracie, Critters.com memorial: Lil Joe Memorial To Everyone Who has Lost a Dear Baby and Has Found this Wonderful Site, It has Truly been a Blessing To Me.. My Heart Goes Out to Everyone Here.. Thinking Of Each and Everyone Of You For The Loss That You Are Going Through.. Keeping You In My Prayers and Close To My Heart..
08-02-2010 7:25 PM -- By: Bailey, Critters.com memorial: Zoe May Memorial It's been just too long since my beautiful Zoe May died in my arms. I still can't believe that I had a heart attack 1 week later from losing her. She would not want me at RB anytime soon!
08-02-2010 11:49 AM -- By: LAURA, Critters.com memorial: Bullet Memorial Its been 6 weeks and I still cry like its the first day, in my lifetime I have had over 20 pets pass but I have never felt the emptiness as I do with Bullet, when my 43 year old pony died last Oct. After having him for 33 years, that took about a week for me to be ok with the loss, but I still didn't have the emptiness like now, my love for Bullet was so strong my heart stayed whole no matter what happened while he was with me, my love is stronger and I was closer to him then with my family or friends, when I was at work I couldn't wait to get home to him, now, its like, why bother since he isn't there, I feel I'm being punished, my love for him was to strong so he was taken from me, I told him I would protect him with my life but that tragic morning I didn't, I have never felt in this much pain ever, I feel I'm going to suffer for the rest of my life, I feel alone even with my other animals, I see my dogs and that's what I see, my dogs, I looked at Bullet and I saw my life, when he slept I would lay my hand on him , now I lay my hand on his ashes but its not the same, he is gone and I feel like my soul is gone,
07-28-2010 9:38 AM -- By: Lauvern, Critters.com memorial: Luke Memorial Hi All. To those of you who have posted to Luke and it is not showing up, I am so sorry . I have posted all that came through. I have Luke's memorial set for personal review before posting and have posted all that i had received. I am so sorry if your posts did not show up. Thankyou to those that have emailed me letting me know the posts were not showing up.
Again , please accept my apologies.
07-21-2010 8:07 PM -- By: linda, Critters.com memorial: Bailey Memorial Hello all,
It 's been a while since I have been on here. I would like to thank those who have posted messages on Bailey's page, they are appreciated. Bailey's third angelversary date is coming in August, I can't believe it is almost three years since he passed!! Although time goes by fast and the pain lessens, the memories are still there. I was looking through his page tonite, and the tears started falling. My daughters and I will always miss him. I hope all of you are well and for the new losses, my sincere condolences. Hang in there and cherish the memories.
07-21-2010 7:42 PM -- By: Laura, Critters.com memorial: Bullet Memorial
I am so glad I found this site, thank you for visiting Bullets page, he died 1 month ago today, it is still so very hard, im still crying everyday and I have been looking at his page over and over and still in shock that he is gone, he was only 4 and a half. When he left, my soul left with him, I feel so empty and alone, my other pets try to comfort me and I care for them alot but the connection and bond with Bullet makes it hurt more that they are not him, my life will never be the same.
07-20-2010 6:28 PM -- By: caren, Critters.com memorial: Gypsy Rose Memorial Again, i would like to thank those that send those wonderful poems, they mean alot. I would also like to thank the wonderful people that visit my site and check in, they know who they are. And to anybody i have missed a birthday or anniversary Please bless you all.
07-19-2010 7:51 PM -- By: Karen, Critters.com memorial: Pac Macavelli Memorial Hello Everyone, I want to thank those of you who stopped by to wish PAC a happy birthday. Your happy wishes for Pac and me are very much appreciated.
07-19-2010 6:05 PM -- By: caren, Critters.com memorial: Gypsy Rose Memorial To all those precious babies that have passed away i want to express my sym, I dont get on the computer as much and want to say bless you to all of you and your loved ones that have passed on and into the next world awaiting to see us one day. It's very hard and this site will help alot, write someone or come to forum area and post. Bless you all.
07-18-2010 1:59 PM -- By: Rob, Critters.com memorial: Benny Memorial Thank you for all the messages we received honoring Benny's first Angelversary. I cannot tell you how appreciated and welcomed your kind words and thoughts are. Wishing you all the best....Rob and Benny
07-18-2010 1:15 PM -- By: pat and tippy, Critters.com memorial: fayeroe Memorial Fayeroe has a new page titled "Fayeroe's Favorite Things". If you're cruising around today we would love for you to look at it. So many friends have made beautiful photos of Faye and I have them on this page. I apologize now if I've left one out. I think at times my brain is older than I am. :-)
The heat here in Texas is almost unbearable this weekend. If it is hot where you live, be careful and don't get too much sun.
Thanks to everyone who prayed for Connie. We are greatly relieved that she is okay. Take care, Pat, Fayeroe and Mr. Tip
07-13-2010 1:04 PM -- By: pat, Pet's name: If you saw the message about my daughter, Connie, having a biopsy today..........all is well. All tumors are benign!!!!!wooooooooooohoooooooPat
07-13-2010 6:42 AM -- By: Denise, Critters.com memorial: Caliya Keaveny Memorial HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHARLES PADILLA SAMMY'S DADDY
07-12-2010 3:42 PM -- By: jules, Critters.com memorial: Butler Memorial just a note:
the august issue of reader's digest has beautiful stories of amazing pets. surfing pugs etc. just wonderful.
jules and butler
07-09-2010 12:22 PM -- By: , Pet's name: Dear Critter friends. My dear Pearl Ann passed away on 5/5/10, That day I was taking my son, Ethan to baseball practice. Ethan said, " Mom Pearl is at the Pine trees". I said back to him, "She won't go in the road honey". I thought Ethan was talking about our pine trees by our driveway, actually, he was talking of the pines next to our inlaws up the hill. I didn't look. I got a new black lab female about 2 weeks ago. I'm having extreme anxiety and guilt. I keep thinking, if I just would have turned my head, Pearl would be here today. I know I shouldn't blame myself, that's easier said than done. The Serenity Prayer has helped, but I'm looking for some advice. I think I got the new girl to soon, but didn't realize I would be feeling like this. Thanks for your time, Kelly
07-07-2010 10:32 PM -- By: Lauvern, Critters.com memorial: Luke Memorial
I just wanted to say ,Thank you to those of you who have visited Luke's memorial with well wshes and kind words . As many of you know, i am away on vacation and don't always have internet access. Thank you also to those of you who have emailed me. I will reply to you all when i get back home. Your kindness is greatly appreciated by me always.
07-07-2010 7:19 AM -- By: Denise and Morgan and Ghita, Critters.com memorial: Morgan Memorial To all my Dear Critters Friends - thank you so much for the messages on Morgan's Angelversary and Ghita's birthday. There is certainly a big jol (party) today at the Rainbow Bridge!! I will definitely respond to each one of you when I can face sitting in my ice-cold study at my ice-cold dial-up, geriatric computer, sipping my ice-cold wine.
Love, blessings and laughter from denise and the Gang
07-07-2010 7:18 AM -- By: Denise and Morgan and Ghita, Critters.com memorial: Morgan Memorial To all my Dear Critters Friends - thank you so much for the messages on Morgan's Angelversary and Ghita's birthday. There is certainly a big jol (party) today at the Rainbow Bridge!! I will definitely respond to each one of you when I can face sitting in my ice-cold study at my ice-cold dial-up, geriatric computer, sipping my ice-cold wine.
07-05-2010 11:34 PM -- By: Lisa, Critters.com memorial: Sly Memorial Thank you ALL so much for the wonderful birthday wishes for Sly! It means so much!
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